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Production Shift Supervisor

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Pyle, Bridgend

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Up to £29000 per annum + Plus Shift Allowance and Benefits


Production Shift Supervisor


£29000 PA Plus shift allowance

(Day shifts only)

The Company

Opportunity to join a progressive industrial manufacturing company based in Pyle. Be part of a world leading company in their field. The company has been in operation in South Wales for over 70 years and is now part of a larger international group. Looking for a new team member in their busy production department.

The Role

This is a key position within a small chemicals manufacturing unit. You will report to the site Operations Manager. The role is a hands-on position managing the shift and leading a small shift team as well as managing communications between the shift supervisors and the wider team.

This is a permanent full-time position working a 40 hour week. It offers a 2 shift system working 07:00AM - 03:00PM week 1 and 10:00AM - 06:00PM week 2 then repeat.

Duties will include:

  • Complete responsibility for shift including personnel
  • Cover holidays and sickness within your own shift whilst still meeting production targets
  • Liaise with OM and other shift supervisors
  • Full responsibility for personnel safety on shift
  • Ensure correct PPE is worn at all times by anyone entering the production areas
  • Full responsibility for plant cleanliness and tidiness
  • First line responsibility for discipline
  • Ensure all your shift personnel receive the correct training and supervision
  • Meet production targets for shift
  • Properly take ownership and handover each shift
  • Responsible for all required M3/IT transactions
  • Communicate information to your shift
  • Report all breakdowns and, where appropriate, fix minor breakdowns
  • Ensure production laboratory is kept tidy at all times
  • Ensure correct storage of laboratory chemicals
  • Ensure welfare areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Participate in H&S committee when meetings/inspections fall on your shift
  • Complete shift production log


The successful applicant will have the following experience, skills and qualities:

  • Previous supervisory experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a chemical or similar environment would be advantageous but not essential
  • Competent in running a production line or unit
  • Good problem-solving abilities and basic electro/mechanical knowledge for production equipment, pumps/valves/lines, and packing units
  • Solid communication skills, written and verbal, at all levels within the company
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database functionality
  • Strong supervisory skills are essential, including people management skills
  • Self-motivated and a solid team player
  • Ability to delegate tasks and responsibility
  • Ability to train staff when required
  • Experience in personnel resource management to meet production demands
  • Knowledge ISO9001/14001/18001 regulations and procedural aspects required

In Return

This permanent position offers a solid salary as well as shift allowance. You will receive 23 days holiday per year plus public holidays. The company have a NEST pension scheme and overtime will be available depending on the needs of the business.

Great opportunity to join a progressive company working Monday - Friday and only day time shifts mean a good work life balance. For more information contact Kim Simpson for a confidential discussion.

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